UPDATE: Investigators searching for remains of man missing since 1996
LINCOLN COUNTY (WAOW) -- Lincoln County Sheriff Jeff Jaeger confirms investigators are searching for the remains of Ben Wilberding. The 21-year-old went missing in 1996.
Friday, officials began digging around farm in rural Lincoln County.
Mark Handlin, Lincoln County 911 Administrator and POI Officer, says an ongoing investigation lead officials to the farm on Hwy CC, near Tomahawk. Handlin says investigators are mapping and excavating the area after cadaver dogs alerted on the site.
Newsline 9's Elizabeth Fay is at the scene.
Stay tuned to WAOW.com and Newsline 9 for developments in this investigation.